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, five days post-sandy. and federal relief is finally arriving for the people of staten island. i was out there this week. and the damage is astonishing. biblical, really. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city really look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers, waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had in days. new jersey is still crippled, as well. there's endless lines for gas. with only half of the gas stations in new jersey and new york, rationing is going into effect. >>> but the news is not all bad. atlantic city's 12 casinos are reopening. and the mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, letting storm victims crash at his house. >> he always seems to be at the right place at the right time. good for cory booker. >>> we also have something adorable for you this mornin
at the ready, even as israel promises a truce. we are live in gaza. >>> also, new images of sandy's wrath. the hurricane famously crippled public transit. and now, we have new video showing it all happen. >>> and an incredible story from the storm zone. love letters wash ashore, discovered after 60 years. >>> good morning, everyone. a salute to american heroes has turned into a horrific accident scene at a railroad crossing in texas. with four people dead, and 17 injured. >> federal investigators have arrived in midland, hours after a freight train slammed into a parade float that was carrying wounded veterans. abc's larry jacobs reports. >> the trailer got hit by a train. we need as many units as you can. >> reporter: a parade float carrying wounded veterans to a banquet in their honor, was broadsided by a freight train. it happened at this railroad crossing in midland, texas. two 18-wheelers were carrying dozens of wounded warriors and their families. the first got across the railroad tracks safely. but the second took the full force of the collision. >> saw the truck crossing the track
for sandy victims. just bring an item to the restaurant and all the food donates will go to new jersey, new york and maryland and the event goes from 9:00 this morning until 9:00 tonight. >>> and a handful of gunmen are on the loose this morning. they were involved in a triple shoots earlier this week. that left two brothers dead and their mother hurt. now we told you about this story yesterday morning. now we have more information. detectives believe that the shooting was part of a targeted home invasion. however, it is unclear who the culprits were looking for at the time. they broke into a house on west lafayette street late tuesday night. the mother is expected to be okay. police say they are searching for more than one suspect. >>> this morning a woman is suffering from serious burns to more than half of her body. this after being trapped in a massive house fire in reisterstown yesterday. we brought this to you as breaking news on "good morning maryland" throughout the day. it took 60 firefighters to put out the flames that destroyed the home. investigators are still trying to figure o
sandy? sandy is the day to do it. how a sandwich request make a whole will have -- can make a whole lot of it. >> we don't have a whole lot on the radar this morning but temperatures are cold. hunt valley 39 degrees under cloud i can conditions. don't go anywhere -- cloudy conditions. don't go anywhere, "good morning maryland" will be right back. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. on any new volkswagen. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues for a spar
water act. >>> we have some pretty stunning new video of hurricane sandy's assault on new york and new jersey. surveillance video shows a transit station in hoboken, new jersey, being flooded by torrents of water gushing from an elevator shaft. train service is still disrupted because of the storm. president obama, yesterday, paid his first visit to new york city since sandy hit and got a firsthand look at destruction on staten island, met with storm victims there and praised new yorkers for their toughness and resilience. >> half of the fatalities in the new york city area happened on staten island. they were really devastated. deadline issued to striking hostess workers has come and gone. and so far nobody is budging. >> that's it. hostess told employees if they did not get back to work by 5:00 p.m. eastern last night the company would move to shut its doors for good. the picket lines are still up. hostess says it will announce its next move later this morning. so, meantime, we are just left to savor, all of the goodness from hostess. what are these? obviously. twinkie here. the hoho
power authority is the latest casualty of superstorm sandy. michael hurby, the coo of lipa resigned tuesday. the utility is being heavily criticized for its slow response to the devastating storm. thousands of customers still without power. >>> and hurricane sandy is dealing another blow to the people of new jersey in the form of higher taxes. governor chris christie says he may have no choice but to raise property taxes for rebuilding the heavily damaged state. christie has aggressively pushed for lower taxes since taking office. >>> time, now, for a look at weather from across the country on this wednesday morning. we have showers and thunderstorms in the southeast, from macon, georgia, into jacksonville, orlando, and miami. a few inches of mountain snow in the northern rockies. morning showers from seattle to portland. warming up in the southwest. >> 67 in sacramento. 50s in the pacific northwest. mostly 40s in the midwest and northeast. and miami, getting up to 82. >>> and when we come back after the break, holiday shopping secrets. we'll tell you the best days to hit the mall.
sandy. people should have power restore today. 98% of homes and businesses in new york have their lights back on. but progress is much slower on long island where hundreds of angry residents protested outside of power companies. >>> and actors justin timberlake and jessica biel were among the volunteers helping clean up storm-ravaged rockaways queen. they were handing out food and supplies to victims of the area which was hard hit by that storm. >>> and the country's largest four-year college system is looking to crackdown on so-called superseniors. officials at the california state university system which has over 400,000 students they'll vote this week on what they're calling graduation incentive themes. encouraging students to finish their degrees in four years, to make room for new students, triple the costs for students that take five years to finish. >>> finally, the newest balloons in macy's thanksgiving day parade. they went out for a test-drive. hundreds of volunteers took hello kitty, papa smurf and elf on the shelf for a spin on saturday. >> are you looking forward to that par
. >>> a little closer to home we're dealing with some cold temperatures out there. the aftermath of sandy? lynette they need the warmth. >> they need the warmth but we also need the warmth too because we're dealing with some very cold temperatures. so as the kids head out to the bus stop this morning, make sure you bundle them up once again. that's going to be the words that we'll be using the next several days. bundle them up. 37 degrees is what we're working with at the bus stop this morning ask into the afternoon, that temperature at 48 degrees. still quite chilly. these temperatures really not warming up today it's going to be cold from start to end. speaking of the bus stop and the kids i visited langston hughes elementary school yesterday and i have to give a shutout to the kids there. but there's going to be more to come. so you need to stand by at the 6:00 hour. i have a little gift that i want show you on the air and another shoutout across the area. lauren cook has a check of the traffic. good morning. >>> good morning lynette. glad you had a great time at the school with all th
in heavy fog. the gir crew escaped to shore. but get this, it was hurricane sandy that ripped off the layers of sand and time that had been hiding it for all these years. >>> and we, we showed you a whale last night, but look at this video. a menacing fin coming right after that dog who was just in for a swim. it's a killer whale. and the big guy seemed to be saying, "no room for a mutt here. get out of my territory." >>> and we really do want to hear what's capturing your imagine nation every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and coming up, as preparations begin this weekend, three things you must never do if you want a great thanksgiving. can you guess them? advice from our wise and funny "person of the week." [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin,
that are suffering from hurricane sandy. many people are saying that is further proof of how a warming globe is changing our weather. what do you plan to do in a second term to tackle climate change? do you think the political will exists in washington to pass legislation that could include a tax on carbon? >> you know, as you know, mark, we can't attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around globe is increasing. faster than was predicted even ten years ago. the arctic icecap is melting. faster than was predicted even five years ago. we do know that there have been extraordinarily -- there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. as a consequence, i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. in my first term, we doubled fuel efficiency standards on cars and trucks. that will have an impact. that will take a lot of carbon
. >>> and some dramatic video here showing the destructive force of hurricane sandy as she roared ashore. water flooded train stations in new jersey. again gushing from the elevator shaft. submerging turnstiles and train tracks. it will be several weeks before full train service will be restored there. >>> things can get a little rough on the soccer pitch. but not like this. pa paragliders took to the sky. the stunt goes a little wrong. get out of the way, fellas, because he's coming. as you can see, took down an unsuspecting player who perhaps had no idea he would be attacked from the sky. surprised, though, not hurt. everybody is okay. >> never turn your back on paragliders. >> he was coming fast. >> real fast. it looked like at the last second, he managed to get to the right of him and maybe save the day. >> thanks. >>> now, to the high-stakes moment for general david petraeus, facing a new investigation into the sex scandal that's cost him the cia director's job. petraeus will go behind closed doors on capitol hill today to testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi.
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